Cocktail Investing Podcast

With 2017 Poised to be the Year of Ransomware, More Cyber Spending is on the Way
22 May

With 2017 Poised to be the Year of Ransomware, More Cyber Spending is on the Way

With ransomware set to be THE cyber attack strategy of 2017, here’s what Tematica learned from our conversation with Focal-Point regarding WannaCry and other ransomware attacks.

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Cocktail Investing Ep. 19: What the WannaCry cyberattack really means
18 May

Cocktail Investing Ep. 19: What the WannaCry cyberattack really means

With headlines swirling following the WannaCry attack that hit more than 200,000 computers across over 150 countries, we speak with Yong-Gon Chon, CEO of cyber security company Focal Point to get his insights on that attack, and why ransomware will be THE cyber threat in 2017.

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Cocktail Investing Ep. 18: Trump Trade Winds Down, Coke Misreads Thematic Signals and Buffett Thinks Thematically
12 May

Cocktail Investing Ep. 18: Trump Trade Winds Down, Coke Misreads Thematic Signals and Buffett Thinks Thematically

This week Chris Versace and Lenore Hawkins discuss the week’s economic data, relevant political events and where they have spotted the latest Thematic Signals: From the ongoing slaughter in brick-and-mortar retail, to Coke CEO blaming the Connected Society on falling soda sales volumes, and the week’s news into actionable analysis while having ourselves a little fun.

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Cocktail Investing Ep. 17: Trump Tax Plan, 1Q17 Earnings Gauntlet, Pepsi vs. Coke
27 Apr

Cocktail Investing Ep. 17: Trump Tax Plan, 1Q17 Earnings Gauntlet, Pepsi vs. Coke

In this week’s episode of the Cocktail Investing Podcast, Tematica’s resident mixologists, Lenore Hawkins and Chris Versace, once again dig through all the earnings noise, economic data and latest policy plans spinning out of Washington to distill it down into clear investing signals. As usual, there is a helpful amount of fun and good humor along the way as they discuss new confirming signs the economy slowed in 1Q 2017 and is starting the current quarter off on rather soft footing.

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Cocktail Investing Ep 10 – The market gets the jitters as the “Perfection Expectation” trade comes into question
23 Mar

Cocktail Investing Ep 10 – The market gets the jitters as the “Perfection Expectation” trade comes into question

Your resident mixologists, Chris Versace and Lenore Hawkins, break down the latest moves in the markets and what they see going on beneath the headlines on this episode of Cocktail Investing — from FedEx’s insight into the economy, to what we are seeing in consumer credit card debt, to what used car sales tell us about the state of households.

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